Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology


Website Louisiana College

The Department of Psychology in the School of Human Behavior welcomes applications for a full-time, tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology. The successful candidate must be able to teach courses such as Statistics, Research Methods, Introduction to Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Theories of Personalities, Abnormal Psychology, Field Practicum, and upper level courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. The appointment will begin as soon as position is filled.

Applicants will need to demonstrate teaching competencies in both lecture and field courses that will include the candidate’s specialty area as well as other specific needs in the department. The position also requires that the faculty member be available for advising of students, have a willingness to serve on college committees, and assist in curriculum development and recruitment opportunities. Faculty development through scholarship activities is encouraged with some funding available through an endowment.

The successful candidate will acknowledge a life calling to liberal arts education at a Christ-centered college with a mission that seeks “to provide a liberal arts education characterized by devotion to the preeminence of the Lord Jesus, allegiance to the authority of the Holy Scriptures, dedication to academic excellence for the glory of God, and commitment to change the world for Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit.”

Louisiana College is a private, Baptist, coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional programs, located in Pineville, Louisiana. The College was founded in 1906 and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Louisiana Baptist Convention. It has an enrollment of about 1,200 students and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Must be familiar with word processing software and have a basic understanding of computers and their application in an academic setting
  • Ability to motivate students to excel
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to teach through a variety of mechanisms to effectively instruct students  

Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. in Psychology is required by the time of appointment. ABD candidates with planned completion date by August 15, 2020, may also be considered. A successful background check is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching experience, evidence of scholarly activity, and a desire to work with students from diverse backgrounds.

To apply for this position, please submit all of the following directly to (NOTE: Please do not submit documents through any online site.)

1. A cover letter

2. LC application (

3. LC Christian Worldview (

4. Curriculum vitae

5. Undergraduate and graduate transcripts

6. Three letters of recommendation.

Inquiries and all submissions should be made to:

Dr. Cheryl D. Clark, Vice President for Academic Affairs

Louisiana College

1140 College Drive, P. O. Box 567

Pineville, LA 71359

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